Blake’s Angels

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Art in the Attic | 2 Comments

It’s been a while since I last wrote but in December the best of blogging intentions got overtaken by Christmas festivities and January’s been full of other projects till now. Without really planning or doing anything much to deserve it, I ended up having such a kind and magical Christmas that when Twelfth Night came […]

On the Feast of Epiphany

Posted by on Jan 9, 2016 in Art in the Attic | No Comments

Blink and you’ll miss it: the twelfth day of Christmas. All the revelry that used to be associated with Twelfth Night gets packed into Advent now. The first and second days are traditionally passed in a turkey stupor and if you do find yourself back at work after Boxing Day it’s hard to take it […]

To the Class of 2014

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Art in the Attic | 2 Comments

I had originally reserved this post for a description of the Rembrandt exhibition I went to at the National Gallery on Sunday. ‘Rembrandt: The Late Works’ was packed to the gills but still worth seeing, and although I would have preferred more time with the paintings without the crowds, it was amusing to hear the […]